Datawind, the company behind the popular low-cost Aakash tablet has announced a partnership with CricHQ, global cricket technology company. With this partnership, Datawind would be pre-installing the CricHQ app on all their Ubislate tablets. This app would let the users get the latest cricket scores, watch training videos and receive live ball-by-ball updates. The UbiSlate tablets come pre-loaded with NCERT e-books. The company says that the new move is aimed at bridging the digital gap between professional and grassroots cricketers across rural and urban India
Regarding the partnership, DataWind CEO, Suneet Singh Tuli, said
This initiative between CricHQ and Datawind is aimed at bridging the digital gap between professional and grassroots cricketers across rural and urban India by providing them with a cricket technology usually reserved for the games elite.
Stephen Fleming, co-founder of CricHQ and former captain of the New Zealand’s national cricket team said,
At CricHQ, our goal is to provide a cricket technology platform that enhances the way the entire cricket community experiences the game we all love. With the CricHQ app now coming pre-installed on DataWind devices it marks an important step in achieving this goal. We are especially excited at the opportunity our DataWind partnership provides of connecting cricket fans across India with the content they love to consume.
In addition to all these features, the app also offers professional statistical analysis such as Wagon Wheels, Pitch Maps, Run Worms, Manhattan Graphs, option to share matches or scorecards via Facebook, Twitter or via Email, Download fixtures from a number of high profile competition management sites and start scoring immediately and lots more.